Upcoming Events

July 28, 2015

Jazz on The Porch Series at Talon Winery

Talon Winery and Vineyard’s Jazz series invites guests to bring a picnic and a blanket or lawn chairs to this free monthly concert.  June 28: Jazz 5 July 26: Westbrook Trio August 30: Baja Yetis September 27: Dan Brock and Friends

Start: July 28, 2015 3:00 pm
End: July 28, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Talon Winery
Address:
7086 Tates Creek Road , KY, United States

Southland Jamboree at MoonDance Ampitheatre

Celebrating its 10th season, the Southland Jamboree will see some changes this year. Due to construction plans, the popular weekly bluegrass music series  is moving to MoonDance from its traditional home outside Southland Drive’s Collins Bowling Center, and will take place Monday nights through June and Tuesday nights July through August. July 14: Michael Cleveland  July 20: Custom Made Bluegrass …

Start: July 28, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 28, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

Classic Films at the Farish Theatre: “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure”

Co-written by Paul Reubens and Phil Hartman, Pee Wee’s Big Adventure marks the debut of director Tim Burton, who stamps the entire film with his quirky trademark style. The premise: Pee-Wee (Reubens), an overgrown pre-pubescent boy sporting a molded Princeton cut, blush, lipstick, and a shrunken gray flannel suit, lives an idyllic life in his bizarre home until someone nabs …

Start: July 28, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 28, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Big Band And Jazz Series at Ecton Park

Big Band & Jazz, one of Lexington’s longest running and most beloved concert series, features great jazz and big band music weekly. The July concerts will be held at scenic Ecton Park. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating. For more information on this free event, call 288-2925. Big Band & Jazz at Ecton Park July 7: Colonel’s Choice …

Start: July 28, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 28, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Ecton Park
Address:
Turkeyfoot Rd., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Jackson Taylor and the Sinners at Willie’s Locally Known

A country rock/honky tonk band from Wichita, KS. www.willieslex.com

Start: July 28, 2015 9:00 pm
End: July 28, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Stardeath and White Dwarves/ Applied Music Program at Cosmic Charlie’s

Stardeath and White Dwarfs is an experimental rock band from Norman, Oklahoma, formed in late 2004. The band has released one album, one single ((“Toast & Marmalade For Tea” [1] on Half Machine Records) and an EP, as well as contributing to The Flaming Lips’ 2009 remake of The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd. www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: July 28, 2015 10:00 pm
End: July 28, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $ 8 - $10

July 29, 2015

Summer Classic Film Series: ‘E.T.’ at The Kentucky Theatre

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world. Wednesdays, 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. www.kentuckytheatre.com

Date: July 29, 2015
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

Greg Warren at Comedy Off Broadway

Greg Warren, most recently seen on “Comedy Central Presents”, “The Late Late Show” and “Last Comic Standing”, has been building a strong fan base around the country with his act inspired by stories from his Midwestern upbringing. His newly released CD “One Star Wonder” (Comedy Central Records) hit the ground running as #6 in iTunes TOP Comedy Albums (June 2009) …

Date: July 29, 2015
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $9 - $17

Earnest Cline sign and discusses “Armada” at Joseph-Beth

‘Ready Player One’ author Ernie Cline is back with a new book, ‘Armada’, which looks to be another hit! High schooler and gamer Zack’s world is rocked when the aliens from his favorite video game actually invade Earth. Wondering at the eerie similarity of this attack to the books and movies he loved as a kid, Zack, along with other …

Start: July 29, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 29, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Address:
161 Lexington Green Cir #B, Lexington, KY, United States

Acoustic Night: Beth Farmer/ Bryan Minks/ Hannah Rector/ Eric Bolander at Henry Clay’s Public House

A monthly series showcasing local singer songwriters on the Henry Clay’s Stage.  www.henryclayspublichouse.com  

Start: July 29, 2015 8:00 pm
End: July 29, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Attempt at Best Friend Bar

ATTEMPT is the songwriting concern of Trevor Tremaine (Hair Police, Resonant Hole, Eyes & Arms of Smoke, &c.). Tremaine’s misanthropic prog-pop/AOR excursions recklessly and perversely marry a wide range of styles: bossa nova, glam, jazz fusion, power pop, funk and more.   

Start: July 29, 2015 9:00 pm
End: July 29, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Best Friend Bar
Phone: (859) 309-1682
Address:
500 East Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY, 40502, United States
Cost: $5

Attempt/ Modern Convenience/ Live Island at Best Friend Bar

ATTEMPT is the songwriting concern of Trevor Tremaine (Hair Police, Resonant Hole, Eyes & Arms of Smoke, &c.). Tremaine’s misanthropic prog-pop/AOR excursions recklessly and perversely marry a wide range of styles: bossa nova, glam, jazz fusion, power pop, funk and more. Modern Convenience began as a bedroom project of Memphis punk rock & roller now Nashville transplant Mikey B. that …

Start: July 29, 2015 10:00 pm
End: July 29, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Best Friends Bar
Address:
500 E. Euclid , Lexington, KY

Jordan English at Tin Roof

Late night music by local soul/ pop artist Jordan English. Food and drink specials will be available as well.  www.tinroofbars.com

Start: July 29, 2015 11:30 pm
End: July 29, 2015 11:30 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

July 30, 2015

Greg Warren at Comedy Off Broadway

Greg Warren, most recently seen on “Comedy Central Presents”, “The Late Late Show” and “Last Comic Standing”, has been building a strong fan base around the country with his act inspired by stories from his Midwestern upbringing. His newly released CD “One Star Wonder” (Comedy Central Records) hit the ground running as #6 in iTunes TOP Comedy Albums (June 2009) …

Date: July 30, 2015
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $9 - $17

Free Music at Thursday Night Live

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the popular outdoor summer concert series Thursday Night Live. Featuring local artists in a variety of musical styles, food and beer vendors and free admission, each week benefits a different non-profit organization. APRIL 2 – AUGUST 27 – 4:30pm – 9:00pm SEPTEMBER 3 – OCTOBER 22 – 4:30pm – 7:30pm June 4: The …

Start: July 30, 2015 4:30 pm
End: July 30, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Classic Films at the Farish Theatre: “Brazil”

Terry Gilliam’s visionary Orwellian fantasy is an audacious dark comedy, filled with strange, imaginative visuals. Starring Jonathan Pryce, Michael Palin and Robert De Niro.

Start: July 30, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 30, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

WRFl Sunburn Concert Series: Italian Beaches at Al’s Bar

WRFL and Al’s Bar are pleased to announce the arrival of the WRFL Sunburn Series, a concert series exhibiting some of Lexington’s musical talent. The Sunburn Series happens on Thursdays throughout the summer from 7 to 9 PM at the Al’s Bar patio. Each week, a local artist will perform a one-hour set with a WRFL DJ opening each show. …

Start: July 30, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 30, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Maggie Lander at Molly Brooke’s Irish Bar

Lexington singer and songwriter Maggie Lander will play a solo acoustic set consisting of her original songs and choice covers.  

Start: July 30, 2015 8:00 pm
End: July 30, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Molly Brook's Irish Bar
Phone: (859) 420 - 5792
Address:
109 N. Limestone, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

July 30, 2015 – August 2, 2015

Summerfest: “The Comedy of Errors” at Moondance Ampitheatre

Throughout July, the MoonDance Amphitheater will be stage to Kentucky Conservatory Theatre’s Summerfest, which will feature the Shakepeare play”The Comedy of Errors.” Twin masters Antipholus and Antipholus and their twin servants Dromio and Dromio, separated at birth and each unknown to the other, just happen to end up in the same town on the same day. What ensues is an …

Start: July 30, 2015 8:30 pm
End: August 2, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

July 30, 2015 – August 2, 2015

Ballet Under The Stars at Woodland Park

The 26th annual Ballet Under the Stars show will be held, as usual, in Woodland Park. Admission is $5 and free for children aged 3 and below. Audience members are encouraged to bring picnic blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic, although some food will be sold onsite. This year’s pre-show youth production (“Princess Vignettes II”) will usher in the main …

Start: July 30, 2015 9:00 pm
End: August 2, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Woodland Park
Address:
Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: 5

Damage Therapy/ Zen Highway/ Powell at Al’s Bar

Damage Therapy is a deep psychedelic rock & roll group from Lexington. Zen Highway’s live show features a wildly diverse blend of some of the best songs in contemporary music, ranging from 60s and 70s folk and rock classics, to 90s favorites from grunge and alternative greats. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: July 30, 2015 10:00 pm
End: July 30, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Kris Hitchcock at Tin Roof

Kris Hitchcock and Small Town Son are a Michigan-based modern country/rock band. www.tinroofbars.com

Start: July 30, 2015 10:30 pm
End: July 30, 2015 10:30 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

July 31, 2015

Greg Warren at Comedy Off Broadway

Greg Warren, most recently seen on “Comedy Central Presents”, “The Late Late Show” and “Last Comic Standing”, has been building a strong fan base around the country with his act inspired by stories from his Midwestern upbringing. His newly released CD “One Star Wonder” (Comedy Central Records) hit the ground running as #6 in iTunes TOP Comedy Albums (June 2009) …

Date: July 31, 2015
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $9 - $17

The Market 301

Join local Lexington vendors on Friday, from 6-10 PM or Saturday, from 11-3 PM for a two day shopping extravaganza.  Market 301 will be moving to a new space (inside..rain free zone) on Jefferson Street between 2nd and 3rd ST (right beside the Apiary on the 2nd floor).   July Vendors: Thirsty Hearts Design Henry Dry Goods Stella Bella Boutique Blue …

Date: July 31, 2015
Venue: Market 301
Address:
Jefferson Street

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: July 31, 2015 5:00 pm
End: July 31, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

The Greatest of These/ Rooster’s Crow/ The Slams, etc at The Paddy Wagon

A night of local and regional americana, rock and roots acts on the deck of Richmond’s Paddy Wagon.   

Start: July 31, 2015 6:00 pm
End: July 31, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: The Paddy Wagon
Address:
150 East Main Street, Richmond, KY, United States

July 31, 2015 – July 31, 2015

Summer Nights In Suburbia Concert Series at MoonDance Ampitheatre

Friday nights through September 4; 7 p.m. The summer concert series “Summer Nights in Suburbia” will showcase local and regional talent from a wide variety of genres, from blues to jazz to indie rock.   www.moondancelex.com June 5: The Johnson Brothers June 12: C the Beat June 19: New Country Rehab June 26: Frank Sollivan & Dirty Kitchen August 7: The …

Start: July 31, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 31, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

Fro-Jo’s Summer Friday Concert Series

Fro-Jo’s Yogurt & Coffee hosts a summer music series featuring free live music in their Lexington Green parking lot on Fridays in July and August. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy free live music with family and friends.  

Start: July 31, 2015 8:00 pm
End: July 31, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Fro-Jo's Frozen Yogurt
Address:
192 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

Fountain Films on Fridays: “Zoolander” at Triangle Park

 Free movies are shown on an inflatable screen at this annual series organized by the Downtown Lexington Corporation. The films chosen are a mix of contemporary and classic with a broad, family-friendly appeal. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.  Movies Start at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.), with pre-show activities starting earlier in the evening. www.downtownlex.com/fountain-films-on-friday

Start: July 31, 2015 8:45 pm
End: July 31, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
Lexington, KY

Dirtbag/ Bombs/ The Cloth at Green Lantern

Featuring Lexington slow-bangers Dirtbags, Philadelphia punk grunge noise rock from The Cloth, and local beats from Bombs.   

Start: July 31, 2015 9:00 pm
End: July 31, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5
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